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Phlegm Transforming

Cool herbs that transform phlegm-heat

Radix Peucedani is latin for what herb? Qian Hu
What are 2 functions & indications for Qian Hu? 1. Downbears qi & transforms phlegm: coughing/ wheezing with thick sputum 2. Disperses wind-heat: Ext. contracted wind-heat w/ HA & cough when wind-heat constrains the lungs.
Pang Da Hai is most often used to restore what part of the body? The voice/throat. (LU heat patterns of hoarseness, sore throat, cough, plum-pit qi)
What is the latin for Hai Ge Ke? a. semen sterculiae b. concha cyclinae c. costaziae pumex d. eckloniae thallus b. concha cyclinae
What 2 herbs are almost always used as a dui yao to reduce phlegm and soften hardness as well as promote urination and reduce edema/swellings? Kun Bu & Hai Zao
Chuan Bei Mu & Zhe Bei Mu are similar in their functions. Which one is colder in nature? Zhe Bei Mu
Radix Platycodi Grandiflori is latin for what herb? Jie Geng
What herb is a guiding herb to the upper body & lungs, and esp. the throat? Jie Geng
Which herb is used for all types of cough and helps to moisten the lungs? Chuan Bei Mu
Which herb of the trichosanthis family can be used alone to clear heat & transform phlegm? a. Gua Lou b. Gua Lou Pi c. Gua Lou Ren d. Tian Hua Fen (Gua Lou Gen) a. Gua Lou (fruit part of plant)
What is the nature & flavor of both Kun Bu & Hai Zao? Salty & Cold
Which herb is used to clear lung heat & transform phlegm in cases of liver heat scorching the lungs? Hai Fu Shi
What is one of the most powerful herbs to dislodge phlegm, settle convulsions, extinguish wind, and resolve toxicity? Hou Zao (monkey jujube)
Which of the trichosanthis herbs is most effective for loosening the chest & dispersing binds for chest bi? Gua Lou
Which of the trichosanthis herbs is most effective for clearing heat & transforming phlegm? Gua Lou Pi
Which of the trichosanthis herbs is most effective for moistening dryness & moistening the intestines? Gua Lou Ren (Zi)
Which herb is used to clear the stomach & check vomiting, esp. in cases of morning sickness? a. Tian Zhu Huang b. Zhu Li c. Zhu Ru d. Dan Zhu Ye c. Zhu Ru
Which herb clears heat, sweeps phlegm, clears the heart, & settles fright? Zhu Li
What is the nature & flavor of the bamboo herbs; Zhu Ru, Tian Zu Huang, & Zhu Li? Sweet & cold (Zhu Ru is sl. cold)
Which is the latin for Chuan Bei Mu? a. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Bulbus b. Fritillariae Thunbergii Bulbus a. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Bulbus
What organ(s) does Qian Hu enter? Lung
Which herb in this category expels pus? Jie Geng
Which herb in this category is neutral in nature? Jie Geng
Which herb is used for mammary swellings? Gua Lou
Which herb is useful in cases of gallbladder heat causing phlegm with a bitter taste in the mouth? Zhu Ru
Although Tian Hua Fen is part of the Trichosanthis plant, it is in a different category than the other herbs of this plant. What category does it belong to? Heat Clearing, Fire Draining
Herba Sargassii is latin for what herb? Hai Zao
What herb is often used with Ban Lan Gen to relieve sore throat? Jie Geng
Tian Hua Fen (part of the trichosanthis plant and in a different category) has close relations to it's Phlegm Transforming family. What are Tian Hua Fen's main functions? Moisten dryness, Drain heat, Relieve toxicity and expel pus while generating fluid.
Created by: ElisaDanger



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